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Lessons from KALW Audio Academy 2021 Graduation: Doing Great Community Journalism and Giving What is Needed to Help Others
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Audience Supported Public Media The Audio Academy class of 2021 just graduated! Huge congratulations to: Scott Carroll Azul Dahlstrom-Eckman Carla Esteves David Exumé Wren Farrell Annelise Finney Andrew J.M. Garcia Liza Ramrayka We had a lovely final Zoom meet-up, at which the fellows’ extraordinary mentors Hana Baba, David Boyer, LIsa Morehouse, and Marissa Ortega-Welch shared their reflections on the year. Shout outs, too, to the rest of our incredibly supportive team of teachers and journalists:...read more
By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, and Martha who’s gonna let me do some paw tricks on the keyboard too Arf, arf. Riley here. What a great year for a poetry contest. There was a lotttt of enthuuusiasssm as students and ACE Learning Center members felt like their lives were returning to more normal kasj!!!doiuowruofj!!! . . . (whoops, my paws got too enthusiastic about returning to normal and Martha will take over and retype my statement) . . . felt like their lives were returning to more normal activities. The focus of this year’s poems...read more
By Bodie, Oakland International High School ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, and Martha who pretty much lets Bodie be in charge. He’s a cat so there’s no other choice We have the best poets at Oakland International High School. These ACE Poetry Contest winners have written about being outside and enjoying the world around you. Meow, meow. It’s me, Bodie. So proud to show off these winning poets and their poems. They are, what we call, the cat’s meow. It means they are the best. And they are. Congratulations to the winners. I’m going to go chase...read more